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Eastman Chemical Company (EMN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

Eastman Chemical Company ( EMN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.3 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 01, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EMN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15.38% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of EMN was $72.23, representing a -3.92% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.18 and a 73.88% increase over the 52 week low of $41.54.

EMN is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company ( DD ) and Dow Chemical Company ( DOW ). EMN's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.03. Zacks Investment Research reports EMN's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 19.14%, compared to an industry average of 1.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EMN Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to EMN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have EMN as a top-10 holding:

  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF ( RTM )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ )
  • First Trust Value Line Equity Allocation Index(sm)Fund ( FVI )
  • First Trust Large Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund (based on the Defin ( FTC ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 15.4% over the last 100 days. RTM has the highest percent weighting of EMN at 3.4%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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